animal husbandry noun
: a kind of farming in which people raise animals for meat, milk, eggs, etc.
: a branch of agriculture concerned with the production and care of domestic animals
First Known Use of ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
animal husbandry noun (Concise Encyclopedia)
Controlled cultivation, management, and production of domestic animals, including improvement of the qualities considered desirable by humans by means of breeding. Animals are bred and raised for utility (e.g., food, fur), sport, pleasure, and research. See also beekeeping, dairy farming.
Learn More About ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up animal husbandry? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).